A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Alugan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.22 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 04:06:23 / April 18, 2018 @ 4:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000drat. Event ids that are associated: us1000drat. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:06:23 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6319 East, latitude 12.3273 North, depth = 25.22 km.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mondragon, Maydolong, Borongan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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